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Social Welfare
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The 11th annual Hasbro Children’s Hospital Radiothon raised $400,000 to support patient care, life-saving programs and research for the hospital. more
(Updated 10 a.m.)Rhode Island’s child population is decreasing, as well as its student enrollment, and while the state has the highest rate of children with at least one unemployed parent, it ranks best in the country for fully immunized children. more
The nonprofit Olneyville Housing Corp. has purchased 14 residential properties over the past year in the area of Amherst and Chaffee streets, and will renovate the buildings to create more affordable housing. more
Capital Good Fund CEO discusses the group’s holistic approach to fighting poverty. more
In the first half of 2014, the Rhode Island Foundation awarded more than 320 grants totaling more than $15.6 million to programs that serve Rhode Island. more
“You can either offer work, you can offer wisdom, or you can offer wealth,” said Oliver Bennett, senior vice president at Bank of America Corp. While it could be assumed that Bennett was talking about his industry, of which he’s been a part for nearly three decades, the advice actually hits a little closer to home – both for Bennett, who heard it from his father-in-law, Ron Boss, former chairman and CEO of A.T. Cross Co., and for the many community members Bennett affects through his charitable work. more
The Social Enterprise Greenhouse has begun accepting applications for its next incubator and accelerator sessions for early stage social enterprise entrepreneurs looking to combine a traditional business with the public problem-solving goals of a charitable or social-service organization. more
The game show “Wheel of Fortune” donated $10,000 to Hasbro Children’s Hospital in March. more
Hasbro Children’s Hospital pediatrician discusses the 4-Safety program and bullying prevention. more
Executive director of the Providence In-town Churches Association speaks about the organization’s long-term goals and the programs it offers. more
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